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Mortadella vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mortadella and Pepperoni?

  • Mortadella is higher in Vitamin B2, yet Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Selenium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Mortadella's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 11749% more.

We used Mortadella, beef, pork and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Iron - 1.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 53% 8% 42% 15% 163% 58% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.9%
Contains more Potassium +68.1%
Contains more Zinc +16.2%
Contains more Copper +51.7%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Equal in Iron - 1.33

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +59433.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 30% 0% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 3% 185% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59433.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.5%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mortadella Pepperoni
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mortadella Pepperoni Opinion
Net carbs 3.05g 1.18g Mortadella
Protein 16.37g 19.25g Pepperoni
Fats 25.39g 46.28g Pepperoni
Carbs 3.05g 1.18g Mortadella
Calories 311kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 19mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.4mg 1.33mg Mortadella
Magnesium 11mg 18mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 97mg 158mg Pepperoni
Potassium 163mg 274mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1246mg 1582mg Mortadella
Zinc 2.1mg 2.44mg Pepperoni
Copper 0.06mg 0.091mg Pepperoni
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 41IU 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.119mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 153mg 0.257mg Mortadella
Vitamin B3 2.673mg 4.987mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.93mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Folate 3µg 5µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B12 1.48µg 1.3µg Mortadella
Vitamin K 1.6µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.152mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.633mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.708mg 0.901mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.213mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.262mg 1.652mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.394mg 0.511mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.598mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.735mg 0.987mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.52mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 56mg 97mg Mortadella
Trans Fat g 1.527g Mortadella
Saturated Fat 9.51g 17.708g Mortadella
Monounsaturated Fat 11.38g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 3.12g 4.458g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mortadella Pepperoni
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
2972
Mortadella
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
45
Mortadella
58
Pepperoni

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
98%
Mortadella
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
3%
Mortadella
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
117%
Mortadella
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mortadella
Mortadella contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.198g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mortadella
Mortadella is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/nutrients
  2. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.